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Old 05-01-2012, 05:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello there all you Piraty people out there!

Thought i might start a little build thread of a CCV truck I am currently building.
Seems more sensible than this Bookface business.

Hopefully all you lot can add some technical imput to my otherwise dull build. Gotta stick within the regulations for trialing but make it at least a bit pirate!

I have been messing around with by4s for many years ranging from Yota to landy but am currently stuck with landrovers due to the ease of obtaining parts in old blighty!

So i started with a 91 RR Classic with a 3.9 then removed the body by force!

[IMG]E:/Landrover/Construction/IMG_0473.JPG[/IMG]

Was left with this!

[IMG]E:/Landrover/Construction/IMG_0468.JPG[/IMG]

Then cut it down by quite alot!

[IMG]E:/Landrover/Construction/IMG_0481.JPG[/IMG]

Then some more!

[IMG]E:/Landrover/Construction/IMG_0482.JPG[/IMG]

After all that i then started hacking/grinding/scraping/welding/bashing etc and ended up with.......

E:/Landrover/Construction/IMG_0553.JPG

More to follow!

Hope the pics work!
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hmm guess the pics dont work!

BTTDB (Back to the drawing board)
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hmm guess the pics dont work!

BTTDB (Back to the drawing board)
You need to host the pics online. Try creating a Photobucket account, it's free and you then up load the pics there. They give you a link to post in a forum to display the pictures.
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yay! finally some more UK members

Should be good to see a ccvt build,

Im interested in how they get built with the regulations, i mean we find it a piss take in RTV lol
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Old 05-02-2012, 01:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Cheers for the replies chaps! Will set up some sort of photo account!
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:12 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Cheers for the replies chaps! Will set up some sort of photo account!
Would be good to see some pics, are you building to ALRC regs or something else AWDC?
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:54 AM   #7 (permalink)
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ALRC it is!! All the way (Ish!)

So progress so far! looks very square!



Had fun with the yellow perril.



Was left with this!



Some cutting later!




Stopped most of the rust!



Controls!



Somewhere to sit!



Deflection metal! Little bit pirate!



Simples!



Progress to date!
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:29 AM   #8 (permalink)
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looking good,
i like the rear crossmember.

What front end you going with? series 1? 2? tube wings?

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Old 05-02-2012, 10:26 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Interesting...I think you could save a few kilograms by removing the penultimate box-section cross-member and also by skinning the bulkhead with aluminium (if ALRC regulations allow). Out of interest why are you building your own rather than buying a Tomcat, QT or similar frame - they already comply with the relevant regulations and ALRC isn't the place to be if you want to exercise yourself as a vehicle engineer, the most radical thing they allow is a coil-sprung 80".
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Holy Humongous Hoists Batman!

Never mind about the trialer, although that is cool, I want to know more about that yellow Rangie ute with the mother of all hoists bolted in the back?
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:50 AM   #12 (permalink)
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The yellow perril is something we knocked up a few years ago!

It has a 6.2GMC NA diesel with detroit lockers!

The crane is a 2T hiab. We also have a superwinch 15000lb on the back to use with the hoist. And hydraulic outriggers etc etc.

ALRC spec always seems too straight down the line! There are alot of similar machines out there! Was trying to make something a little different.

Tomcats and the like are all well and good but if you dent a cage tube your looking at removing the bulkhead and such! The box section bulkhead should allow a certain amount of abuse

All paneling is going to be ali but anodised rather than painted! BLACK and GOLD (JPS special)

For those whjo find this sort of stuff fun I present to you ........

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Old 05-15-2012, 06:56 AM   #13 (permalink)
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You going to have it read for the Nationals next month?
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:42 AM   #14 (permalink)
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^^^ this, Any updates on this thing?
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:12 AM   #15 (permalink)
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some nice work there did you fab the diff pan or buy a kit type?
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Old 05-17-2012, 09:18 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Slowly cracking on!

Done front axle with a similar diff pan! Sorted brakes n thing like that!



Really had enough of the smell of diff oil now! I think i have rebuilt 5 axles this month so far!



Gonna start on my engine tonight! Nothing fancy just going with the standard 3.9 EFI. This aint no little wheels and carbs thing.

Will rip it down to the heads and see what it all looks like!

Will take some more pics in a couple of days! In the meantime brake pipe mounts!!

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Dual brake lines?

If so, ditch all that junk and get yourself some defender 110/130 calipers which have 25% more piston area (25% more clamp load) but are single line. Replumb the system for single line at the same time.
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From what i had worked out........ I think........

With the dual circuit brakes the caliper is split top to bottom so if you rip a brake line off you still have half the caliper functional so when your tilted at 50deg and pointing down hill with brakes still half functional you dont need to change your trousers.
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bump,
Any updates on this? im guessing it's obviously not going to the nationals.
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Old 05-31-2012, 12:49 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Nope no nationals for me this year! Too much building to do!

Currently rebuilding the engine and cant justify the time for the nats!

Baskies and Newnham I recon!
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I like this project.

Can you post more information/pics about the crane RRC!
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Old 07-29-2012, 01:39 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Been busy working and attempting to fab some bits but life is hard
Some progress has been made but baskies is looking like a tall order with work commitments but anyway on with the pics.
Rebuilt the engine from the heads up......

Shined everything up a little.......

Wacked it back in the chassis.......

Got together with my buddy one sunny weekend and got bending....

Some tacking later and so on....

With a bit more tube and some notching started on the wings....



Looking mean I recon!!

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woo! updates, looking good,
What tires you gonna be running then? special tracks? diamonds? sorry if you've already stated it.
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Looks good! Who does that engine hood/bonnet? Cost?

Thanks!
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Looks good! Who does that engine hood/bonnet? Cost?

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If its the Tomcat one, then its 174.00 over here in England. but not 100percent sure if its the Tomcat one. Hav to wait and see what the owner says
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